Synonyms for waffle

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It took it a long time, this little piece of waffle, to go down.

They looked as though they had been ironed with waffle irons.

Those that bake one waffle at a time are the handsomest and most manageable.

This the Widow at once spread upon the hot Waffle and offered it to the King.

Perry managed a waffle and a sausage, but then he went off to his room.

Every waffle that I eat he might have had if I had not been here.

He couldn't decline to give me that waffle because he wanted it himself.

If you took a trick with the king of diamonds in it, you'd get the waffle with the king of diamonds on it, and so on.

He accepted a waffle from Mrs. Basine with exaggerated formality.

So that in the morning, on rising, one is as furrowed as a waffle off the iron.

WORD ORIGIN

1744, from Dutch wafel "waffle," from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German wafel, from Proto-Germanic *wabila- "web, honeycomb" (cf. Old High German waba "honeycomb," German Wabe), related to Old High German weban, Old English wefan "to weave" (see weave (v.)). Sense of "honeycomb" is preserved in some combinations referring to a weave of cloth. Waffle iron is from 1794.

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